A UK 2:1 honours degree, or its international equivalent, in linguistics, computer science, engineering, psychology, philosophy, mathematics or a related subject.
We do not require a high level of computing or mathematical ability, but we do expect you to be willing to learn and to have done some preparation before the programme begins.
All applicants must also meet our English language requirements.
Months of entry
This intensive programme offers an exciting opportunity to learn from world leaders in both informatics and linguistics. Drawing from our cutting-edge research, the programme’s content covers all areas of speech and language processing, from phonetics, speech synthesis and speech recognition to natural language generation and machine translation.
This flexible programme provides research or vocational training and can be either freestanding or lead to PhD study. The modular nature of the programme allows you to tailor it to your own interests.
Taught by leading researchers from Linguistics & English Language, the Centre for Speech Technology Research and the School of Informatics, this programme combines elements of linguistics, computer science, engineering and psychology.
You will develop up-to-date knowledge of a broad range of areas in speech and language processing and gain the technical expertise and hands-on skills required to carry out research and development in this challenging interdisciplinary area.
Information for international students
To find out about the support offered to international students at Edinburgh from arrival to graduation visit our website
Fees and funding
Qualification and course duration
Course contact details
- PPLS Postgraduate Office
- +44 (0) 131 651 5002